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12 Oct 2016 description


  • Violence in Darfur’s Jebel Marra area displaces populations

  • More than 90,000 South Sudanese refugees arrive in Sudan from January to August

  • GoS reports more than 3,000 AWD cases

  • June–September flooding affects more than 204,000 people


12 Oct 2016 description

A variety of natural hazards—including cyclical drought, floods, and environmental degradation—are endemic to the East and Central Africa (ECA) region, where conflict, rapid population growth, and limited government response capacity have compounded humanitarian needs over the last decade. Between FY 2007 and FY 2016, USAID’s Office of U.S.

22 Sep 2016 description


  • USAID Administrator Smith announces nearly $133 million in additional humanitarian funding for South Sudan

  • Clashes in Greater Equatoria region prompt population displacement

  • WFP delivers food assistance to 2.5 million people in August


28 Jul 2016 description


  • GoS, UN release 2016 HRP, calling for $952 million in humanitarian assistance
  • June and July flooding affects more than 17,500 people
  • UNSC renews UNAMID mandate through June 2017
  • More than 4.4 million people face acute food insecurity through at least September

Key Developments

  • The USAID-funded Famine Early Warning Systems Network (FEWS NET) projects that more than 4.4 million people in Sudan will face acute food insecurity through the end of the June-to-September lean season.
23 May 2016 description


  • Approximately 5.8 million people in Sudan are in need of humanitarian assistance, the 2016 HNO reports

  • Ongoing insecurity continues to constrain access and needs verification in Jebel Marra

  • More than 4 million people will face at least Crisis levels of food insecurity between March and September 2016


16 May 2016 description

May 15th 2016- With the funding support of USAID/OFDA, and managed by International Organization for Migration (IOM), the Rapid Response Fund (RRF), has allocated a new grant of $245,092.15 USD to Triangle Génération Humanitaire (TGH), to provide emergency Water and Sanitation Health Services assistance to 62,662 vulnerable and underserved new Sudanese returnees from Chad to Um Dukhun locality in Central Darfur. The returnees include 35,386 individuals who arrived to Um Dukhun recently; between January and March 2016.

02 Apr 2016 description

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14 Mar 2016 description


  • Ongoing clashes in Jebel Marra displace more than 105,000 people since mid-January

  • Relief agencies confront access restraints in Central Darfur

  • CERF provides $7 million to address funding gaps in Khartoum and White Nile states


30 Jan 2016 description


  • UN requests $1.3 billion for life-saving assistance to 5.1 million people in South Sudan in 2016

  • WFP utilizes air assets and vehicle and barge convoys to reach food-insecure populations and pre-position humanitarian supplies


12 Jan 2016 description


  • Heightened food insecurity expected throughout Sudan due to projected below-average crop yields

  • Humanitarian assistance arrives in conflict-affected Fanga Suk

  • WHO records nearly 540 VHF cases since August 2015 outbreak


06 Jan 2016 description

Conflict, cyclical drought, floods, disease outbreaks, environmental degradation, rapid population growth, and limited government response capacity present significant challenges to vulnerable populations in the ECA region. Between FY 2006 and FY 2015, USAID’s Office of U.S.

23 Dec 2015 description


  • Insecurity, protection risks, and other access constraints continue to limit the ability of relief actors to address humanitarian needs in South Sudan. Despite challenges, U.S. Government (USG) partners and other humanitarian actors commenced an interagency emergency response mission on December 1 to assist conflict-affected communities in Unity’s Leer County. As of mid-December, the mission remained ongoing and had reached more than 6,500 households with emergency relief supplies.